Category Archives: 2016

Child Outcomes County Performance Report

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This sample Part C report provides bar charts for each summary statement, showing comparisons between county and state data for each of the outcomes. The report also shows percent in “e” progress category compared to state and data completeness for current and previous years, with percent difference. Published by: New Jersey Department of Children and […]

Colorado B7 Profile Sample

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This Part B report provides results, descriptive statistics, and data quality that includes 4 years’ worth of data, with comparisons to state targets and state results, and trend lines for each outcome. The report also includes developmental trajectories by progress category. Published by: Colorado Department of Education, shared with permission. View Colorado B7 Profile Sample […]

The Integration of Early Childhood Data

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This 2016 report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education includes profiles of eight states working on developing, enhancing, or using an Early Childhood Integrated Data System. The report is intended to help states refine their capacity to use existing administrative data from early childhood programs to […]

SLDS Webinar: Including Homeless Data in an ECIDS/SLDS

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This 2016 webinar from the Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems Grant Program outlines the challenges that led the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education and The Community Partnership two agencies to develop a bidirectional data sharing agreement, how the arrangement has benefited students, and next steps for the partnership. View SLDS Webinar […]

2016 National Evaluation Webinar Series (January 2016)

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A joint collaboration of NCSI, ECTA, IDC, DaSy, and OSEP, webinars on January 14th and 21st, 2016 addressed evaluation planning in the context of the Phase II of the SSIP. The webinars included clarification of OSEP Phase II requirements, development of a quality evaluation plan, and the process of moving from a theory of action […]

Evaluating Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices (August 2016)

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In this interactive session, participants will hear about and discuss feasible ways that states are planning to evaluate implementation of evidence-based practices. Presenters and state panelists will share concrete examples of different ways they are gathering and using data to evaluate implementation of practices such as practice profiles, coaching logs, DEC Recommended Practices Performance Checklists, […]

SSIP Evaluation Plan Guidance Tool

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This guide was developed by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) for states’ use in reviewing and further developing SSIP evaluation plans for Phase III submissions. The elements included in this tool are derived from OSEP’s indicator measurement tables and Phase II review tool. The questions for consideration included for each element will assist […]

A Guide to SSIP Evaluation Planning

This guide was developed by the IDEA Data Center (IDC) Evaluation Workgroup for use by IDC technical assistance providers when assisting state staff in planning State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) evaluations. It identifies steps and considerations for developing a high-quality SSIP evaluation plan based on OSEP’s SSIP Phase II Guidance and Review Tools. It is […]